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CHRISTIANS IN MIDDLE EAST
Can Hariri Co-exist with a Strong Christian President in Lebanon?
Instructor, Lebanese American University. Middle East Analyst.
Lebanon has been without a President since May 2014. As per Lebanese custom, the President should be Maronite (Eastern Catholic) and is elected by the convening of Parliament with a minimum of a two-thirds quorum.
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Gunmen Open Fire At Egyptian Christian Wedding
An Interview with Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako
Media & communications consultant
Officially, Christians -- most of them belonging to Eastern-rite Churches -- number some 1.5 million or 5 percent of the total population, but a decade of war and heightened unrest in the wake of the departure of U.S. troops has caused many to flee the country.
One Year After Arab Spring, The Middle East Needs Christ’s Message Of Peace
President, World Vision
Christians, with their ancient roots in the region, provide a unique and essential message of peace and freedom.
On the Eve of the Egyptian Coptic Christmas: A Plea for Muslim-Christian Relations
Author, "Ashes to Asheville."
I have often inquired of my parents about their childhoods, and about their lives in Alexandria during a time when they say that sectarian tension between Christians, Muslims and Jews simply did not exist -- they were all Egyptians first.
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